August 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Letters

Plight of veterans known only to few

To the Editor: You have a son or daughter. They have grown up in front of your eyes and you can’t believe that, all of a sudden, they are adults. More...

Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Mon/12  MISCELLANEOUS  SUMMER CAMP: 6-8 p.m., Kids’  Camp, Kingdom Rock VBS, Corliss  St. Baptist Church, 402 Middle St.  Ages 3-12. FREE. 837-8350. WOLFE’S NECK NATURE PROGRAM,  2 p.m. More...

Word Jr.

Rare wisps of icy light

The sky has to be clear to see them. They are wispy clouds that glow in the dark sky for a while after the Sun goes down. They are called noctilucent clouds. Noctilucent means “night glowing.” More...

Maine

Lobster shell disease creeping northward to Maine

PORTLAND   A shell disease that has plagued the southern New England lobster industry for years by making lobsters unsightly and in some cases unmarketable appears to be creeping northward to the lobster-rich grounds off the coast of Maine.  More...

Nation/World

Safety fears spur regulations for trampoline gyms

Stephen Merrill was finishing his freshman year of college two years ago when he and a group of friends went to an indoor trampoline park in Utah for a day of flipping, jumping and bouncing.  More...